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Mental Health Week success

Last week 4-7 June, we had our first ever Mental Health Week. During the week we had many guest speakers who we were very lucky to manage to ask to speak to each year level. They were: The Little Help Project, Mitch McPherson and the Speak Up Stay Chatty Team and Olympic Champion Boxer Luke Jackson.

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Mental Health Week 2018

Maggie Baker - our College Captain was driven to mirror the work done in our EMPOWER Program and help the students who were struggling with their Mental Health. Maggie created numerous options, proposals and ideas that she took to the Senate and through the College Leadership Team to find the right balance and speakers for each year level.

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7-10 Mental Health Week initiative

Dominic College is proud to announce that we will be having a Year 7-10 Mental Health Week from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 June. We will focus on quite a few topics around Mental Health

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Inaugural Year 3 - Year 10 Cross Country Carnival

​On Friday 25 May a large part of the Dominic community came together for the inaugural 3-10 Cross Country. A day full of fun, cheering, competitiveness and sportsmanship ensued in what can only be seen as a huge success. Having a 3-10 event has been a dream for a long while and it came to successful fruition last Friday.

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Leadership recognition for Principal

Dominic College Principal, Beth Gilligan has been nominated by the Tasmanian Catholic Secondary Principals for the association’s national Leadership Excellence Award which will be judged in July. Catholic Secondary Principals Australia (CaSPA) is the national peak body for Australian Catholic Secondary School Principals and is a federation of the principals' associations which represent Catholic secondary school principals in all Australian States and Territories.

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Gratitude to volunteers

This week we commemorate National Volunteer Week to acknowledge and give thanks to all the wonderful people in our country to who give up their time to generously help others. We are most grateful to all our parents, guardians and friends here at Dominic who give up their time each and every week for the service of others: as parent helpers in classrooms, on our excursions, assisting in Mamma Margaret’s Kitchen, coaching sporting teams and many other activities. We give thanks to the students and teachers who also give up their time to help others both in and outside of our community.

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The Departure - a Rite Journey Rite of Passage

On Thursday 19 May, Year 9 students took part in The Departure, as part of the Rite Journey through the Empower Program. The Departure was all about saying thanks and showing our gratitude towards our parents for everything they have done for us throughout our lives.

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K-6 Assembly 16 May 2018

The Kinder-Year 6 Assembly was held on Wednesday 16 May. It was an exciting assembly, particularly for our Kinder students as it was the first assembly they have attended this year. As usual, the assembly was full of student work and achievement.

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Mother's Day blessings

As Mother’s Day approaches, I extend my appreciation to all the wonderful mothers, grandmothers and foster carers in the Dominic College community. I know the work, and sacrifices that many of you undertake. I also appreciate the energy and care you devote to our students’ ongoing education at home.

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7-10 assembly 9 May

​At this week’s 7-10 Assembly, we celebrated the wonderful contributions students have made in all facets of College life. Mrs McMahon talked about the amazing efforts in raising money for those less fortunate through fundraising for Project Compassion. We also celebrated the terrific efforts of students on the sporting field and in the creative and performing arts.

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